[Shorewall-users] Shorewall FAQ

Benton Pena bentonpena at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 3 16:20:03 PST 2003


I just feel shorewall information in the site, mailing list, faq, etc. is
well implemented, and understandable for everyone new in packet filtering.
With some knowledge in general networking and read some of the guides your
on the way.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Noyes" <mhnoyes at users.sourceforge.net>
To: "Shorewall Users Mailing List" <shorewall-users at lists.shorewall.net>
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Shorewall-users] Shorewall FAQ

> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 11:44, Tom Eastep wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 11:37, jorn at jorneriksen.com wrote:
> >
> > > I also saw a message that said "...Just how do you keep the
> > > idiots from posting rubbish"....Please keep in mind that we
> > > where all newbies at one point or another.
> >
> > Francesca was addressing the issue of a FAQ that could be updated by
> > anyone. She was concerned (as I am) that such a FAQ would do more damage
> > than good.
> Tom,
> I am too, but a good moderator should be able to handle any problems
> that arise from abuse. In addition, the other content (HOWTO's, guides,
> website, etc.) will still be controlled.
> If the community is to grow up, it needs to accept responsibility. A
> Wiki is one way to demonstrate it's ready to be a partner in user
> support.
>     Note: in my experience, many people willing to write documentation.
>     However, that group diminishes considerably when faced with CVS.
> -- 
> Mike Noyes <mhnoyes at users.sourceforge.net>
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